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Man subject of missing person's search in Burnaby found dead

Anderson Cheng, 46, was last seen Feb. 1 in the area around Frogger’s Creek Ravine Park in Burnaby.
Anderson Cheng, 46, was reported missing to Burnaby RCMP on Feb. 1, 2024.

A 46-year-old man reported missing to Burnaby RCMP nearly two weeks ago has been found deceased.

Anderson Cheng was last seen in the early morning hours of Feb. 1 near the intersection of Nelson Avenue and McKee Place.

Police, firefighters and search and rescue crews from Burnaby and Coquitlam had narrowed the search to a radius in the area of Frogger's Creek Ravine Park as of Feb. 5.

Residents in the area were asked to check their yards and sheds as part of efforts to find Cheng.

"The death does not appear to be suspicious," said RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Kalanj in a statement from Sunday, Feb. 11.

"Burnaby RCMP offers condolences to the man’s family and friends.

"Burnaby RCMP would also like to thank policing and community partners, the media and the public for their assistance."